MUSC Bulletin | Introduction
Health Professions Convenant
The University places high value on ensuring that its graduates embrace a commitment to serve the public and to work effectively with other health professionals. Students who are preparing for careers as practicing health professionals are expected to abide by the following Health Professions Covenant of the Association of Academic Health Centers, of which the University is a member.
As a health care professional dedicated to enhancing the well-being of individuals and communities, I am committed to achieving and sustaining the highest level of professional competence, to fulfilling my responsibilities with compassion for patients’ suffering, and to helping patients make their own informed choices about health care whenever possible.
Recognizing that effective health promotion, disease prevention, and curative and long-term care are products of the combined efforts of teams of health professionals, I pledge collaboration with all of my colleagues similarly committed to meeting the health care needs of individuals and their communities. Further, I will work within my profession to encourage placement of the patient’s and the public’s interests above the self-interests of my individual profession.
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